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Summer B.I.R.D.S. Book Club

Summer B.I.R.D.S. Book Club

Ages 5-7

$20 first child, $10 for additional sibling

July 9th to August 6th, Consecutive Tuesdays 4:30-5:30

Join our Beautiful Independent Readers Developing Soon. 

Club members will discuss five recommended books, create crafts, and listen to stories. Two meetings will feature special guests from organizations like Audubon Society or the NC Symphony. Our theme this year is “What's in a Name.”

Before signing up for B.I.R.D.S., please check the books' reading level to see if it is appropriate for your child. Children do not have to be able to read the books on their own. Someone can read to them. Please be familiar with the stories before each session.

There is a non-refundable fee of $20 for the 1stchild in a family and $10 for the 2nd child (to cover activity expenses). Books will be discounted 21%.


My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis, 

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes, 

Fly Guy Presents: Bats by Tedd Arnold,

Chuck's Band by Peggy Perry Anderson,

and Cat Who Ruled the Town by May Nakamura.

Participants will be emailed a reading schedule closer to the start date.


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My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis (A Nature Diary #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823440061
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Holiday House - May 8th, 2018

Get a bug's-eye-view on the life cycle of the praying mantis, in this hilarious, scientifically accurate Nature Diary following an insect through her whole summer.

Finalist for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

"May 17: I was born today! It's a beautiful, sunny spring day!"

The Cat Who Ruled the Town (Tails from History) Cover Image
By May Nakamura, Rachel Sanson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534436428
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Simon Spotlight - January 15th, 2019

Dip a toe, paw, or fin into history with this fact-tastic Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about pets and the people who loved them! In this story, learn all about a sweet kitty who was voted the mayor of a town in Alaska!

Stubbs was the mayor of a small town in Alaska. He was friendly and well respected by the townspeople.

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780688147327
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Greenwillow Books - December 30th, 2008

Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. This picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling,

Fly Guy Presents: Bats (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) Cover Image
By Tedd Arnold, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545778138
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Reference - June 30th, 2015

Learn all about bats with Fly Guy!

Chuck's Band (Green Light Readers Level 1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544926219
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 13th, 2017

Chuck and his barnyard friends are having a jam session and beginning readers are invited for a toe-tapping, knee-slapping good time. But what is the matter with Fat Cat Pat? Does she want her own musical instrument too, or is something else making that cat blue? Readers will have fun finding out in this perfectly pitched story!